Mr. Combs is prescribed tetracycline for pneumonia. The prescription is for 750mg po every 4 hours. Is this the correct dose? what should you tell the patient to do? What are some education tips to tell you patient when taking tetracycline?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com May 20, 2020, 8:11 pm ad1c9bdddf
500mgs every 6 hours would be a more appropriate dose.
The patient should take the pills either 2 hours ...
This abstract addresses the use of tetracycline as treatment for pneumonia. It discusses the dose, how the antibiotic should be taken, and the contra-indications for this treatment.